Long-term incentives for CEOs increased in 2011

November 2012
Corporate Board;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 33 Issue 197, p27
Trade Publication
The article reports on Mercer LLC's analysis of compensation and benefits for chief executive officers (CEOs) of S&P 500 firms which shows increase in their long-term incentives in 2011 in the U.S. It mentions that the incentives involving restricted stock, options and performance awards have risen to 62 percent compared to 59 percent in 2010. It also notes that the said growth made up for a decrease in short-term incentive pays.


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